Kids' multi sports - Kids' tennis


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Kids' Sports

Athletes Are Made Not Born


 The Butch Seewagen Tennis Academy is where athletes are made not born! With age-appropriate equipment and court size, the program is scaled to the child’s abilities leading to improved self-confidence. We are an official site for the USTA Net Generation's Tennis 10 & Under Initiative.  The best kids' tennis around!

Play with a Purpose Philosophy


 Where children play with a purpose in order to learn the major sport skill sets that will lead them to enjoy and excel in sports. 

Cross-training creates competent athletes. 

CATS put the fun into kids' sports!

The Best Mini Camps Ever


CATS'S Mini camps with non-stop action!

Multi sports (tennis, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, or soccer--All with game play! Skill development-music & movement-arts & crafts-tumbling in the dance studio-story time & snacks .

 Come one day or Everyday! *Multiple day discount is offered when you initially sign up for two or more days. 


 For over 75 years, the Seewagen Family, renown in the world of tennis, has known that physical competence

empowers children to develop a healthy self-esteem.

In 1984, CATS: Children's Athletic Training School, Inc. developed a unique cross training curriculum with the assumption

that if a child achieves success the child will have more fun.  

Kids' sports equal fun! The more success a child has the more fun the child will have leading to a lifelong love of being active.


Butch Seewagen,  a former elementary school teacher and U.S. National Amateur Champion. Ranked among the world’s top 70 professionals, he competed at Wimbledon, French and U.S. Opens. Coach of four players who reached ATP top 50. 

Former coach of Ivy League Champion Columbia University. (Inducted into Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2018)

Member of USTA Eastern Tennis Hall of Fame.

Co-founder of the Children’s Athletic Training School, Inc. (CATS New York) with sister, Barbara Seewagen Steger former U.S. Top 20 Junior.